Ramban is one of the newly carved out districts of Jammu and Kashmir state which came into being on 01-04-2007 after the erstwhile Doda district was further split into three districts of Ramban,Kishtwar and Doda .The boundary lines of the district stand drawn with the famous hill resort of Patnitopon its south, Assar on its east,Gool on its west and Banihal on its north District Ramban shares its boundary with Reasi, Udhampur, Doda, Anantnag and Kulgam. District Ramban consists of six tehsils (Ramban, Banihal, Pogal, Paristan, Gool, Batote),Ten.Ramban town which is the district headquarter is located along the river Chenab also known as “chanderbagha” on the national highway 44 which passes through the district and connectsJammu and Srinagar cities .The Ramban town is located at 33*14`N and 75*17`E longitude at an altitude of 1000 meters and situated at a distance of 150kms from Jammu making it almost the central point on the national highway.